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American Academy of Forensic Psychology 

This page links to both the American Academy of Professional Psychology and the American Board of Professional Psychology.

American Psychology-Law Society

The American Psychology-Law Society, Division 41 of the American Psychological Association, is an interdisciplinary organization devoted to scholarship, practice, and public service in psychology and law.

Their stated goals include advancing the contributions of psychology to the understanding of law and legal institutions through basic and applied research; promoting the education of psychologists in matters of law and the education of legal personnel in matters of psychology; and informing the psychological and legal communities and the general public of current research, educational, and service activities in the field of psychology and law.

Australian Antistalking & Threat Web Site

This is a site for those interested in stalking - for both victims and professionals. It includes information about why stalkers stalk, different types of stalkers, what to do if stalked, stalking legislation, cyberstalking and much more.

Carpenter's Forensic Science Resources

This site describes itself as: "An extensive bibliography of forensic science resources indexed by physical, bio/life, and behavioral sciences in addition to categorized links to the best of the Net's forensic science sites."

Correctional Service of Canada

This site contains some excellent information.

Forensicare

This is the website of Forensicare - the trading name of the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health.

Forensic Nurse

Forensic Nurse: Advancing the frontiers of the forensic nursing community

Forensic Psychiatry & Medicine

This page, by Harold J. Bursztajn, MD, provides "lots of information on the role of Forensic Psychiatrists in expert witness testimony, managed health care, and more."

Forensic Psychiatry On-Line

"A collection of papers and articles regarding forensic psychiatry."

Forensic Psychiatry Resources

Myron Pulier has compiled a list of Forensic Mental Health Resources

The Forensic Psychologist

This page describes the role of a forensic psychologist, how to become one, and lists a number of US doctoral psychology programs that offer training in forensic psychology. There are also links to a number of forensic psychology sites.

ForensicPsychology.net

ForensicPsychology.net is a resource rich with updates about the basics of forensic psychology, a rundown of different degrees in the field, and information about job and salary prospect for psychologists and legal experts, both current and future. It aims to be an objective, authoritative resource in the ever-changing field of forensics.

Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry Arena

The Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry Arena provides researchers, instructors and students in Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry with information on the range of books and journals produced by Routledge, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, and Psychology Press.

Forensic Psychology

This page provides information related to Forensic psychology

Forensic Solutions

"Forensic Solutions was founded by case-working professionals that have published industry standard texts and research in their respective fields. Since 1996, our instructors have been providing the highest quality of expert case consultation and online forensic training. We specialize in criminal profiling, forensic science, crime reconstruction, and expert testimony with the education, training, and experience to deliver solid results."

Hooper's Forensic Psychiatry

Created by James F. Hooper, MD, this site contains resources on Psychiatry and the Law

The Institute of Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy

This is the site of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy at the University of Virginia, and contains information on the Institute, teaching & training, fellowship programs, research, publications, and evaluation - consultation. Information on the MacArthur Violence Risk Assessment Study is also available.

International Association for Correctional & Forensic Psychology

The IACFP is an organization of behavioural scientists and practitioners who are concerned with the delivery of high-quality mental health services to criminal offenders, and with promoting and disseminating research on the etiology, assessment and treatment of criminal behaviour.

The International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy

The International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy (IAFP) brings together professionals from various fields who are involved in the development and application of psychotherapeutic understanding and treatment of offenders. Founded in 1991, the Association aims to advance the discipline of forensic psychotherapy in the areas of clinical practice, theoretical development, research, training and education.

In the News

This blog, by Karen Franklin, PhD, "highlights news and commentary relevant to forensic psychology, criminology, and psychology-law"

The James Nayler Foundation

The James Nayler Foundation is a charity set up in 1997 dedicated to understanding and treating personality disorders

Just Detention International

Just Detention International (JDI) is a human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention. JDI has three core goals for its work: to ensure government accountability for prisoner rape; to transform ill-informed public attitudes about sexual violence in detention; and to promote access to resources for those who have survived this form of abuse.

Kruglick's Forensic Resource & Criminal Law Search Site

This site contains numerous links to forensic sites, a forensic bibliography, law, investigation & research links, as well as links to search engines.

Memory & Reality

This is the website of the False Memory Syndrome Foundation (FMSF). The purpose of the FMSF is to seek the reasons for the spread of False Memory Syndrome; to work for ways to prevent it; and to aid those affected by it and to bring their families into reconciliation.

MyForensicScienceDegree.com

"MyForensicScienceDegree.com is your gateway to the most comprehensive and searchable database of 300+ forensic science degree programs on the internet. Our researchers analyze information from authoritative sources in the forensic science and academic communities - including the American Academy of Forensic Science, National Institute of Justice, and American Chemical Society - and release their results publicly on this website."

Psychwatch: Forensic Psychology & Psychiatry Page

This page provides links to various types of information that those in the fields of forensic psychology, psychiatry, and criminal behaviours might find useful.

Psychiatry & Law Updates

An Educational Service for Mental Health Clinicians, Forensic Psychiatrists, Forensic Psychologists, Other Clinical & Forensic Professionals, Attorneys, and Judicial Professionals (Trainees & Students Welcome, Too) by William H. Reid, M.D., M.P.H.

Stalking Risk Profile

This website is designed for professionals working with victims or perpetrators of stalking. It contains information on the Stalking Risk Profile - a structured risk assessment guide - as well as links to useful information, victim resources, legislation, stalking research and how to find an expert on stalking in your area. There is also a section for those who have attended a Stalking Risk Profile workshop.

The Text - Forensic Linguistics Institute

Forensic linguistics deals with the interface between language, crime and the law. The Forensic Linguistics Institute investigates the language of crime and forged texts using linguistic and statistical models. The FLI was set up in 1995 to investigate texts of a legal nature on behalf of clients, and to undertake research into the best ways of analysing and measuring such texts

Trowbridge Foundation: Forensic Psychology website

The Trowbridge Foundation was established in 1999 as a non-profit corporation through a grant from Charles L. Trowbridge. Its purpose is to further research and disseminate information in the areas of law and psychology.

Robert Hare's Page for the Study of Psychopaths, "Sociopaths", Violent Offenders, Serial Killers ...

As its title suggests, this is the website of Dr Robert Hare and his associates, and contains information on the PCL-R, workshops, research and references.

Violent Death Bereavement Society

"Violent Death Bereavement Society serves as a centralized forum of information and training for service providers of loved ones and family members after violent death with the following objectives: Training, Referral & Consultation, Study & Research, and Affiliation."

Yahoo! Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology links from Yahoo!

Zeno's Forensic Site

Zeno's Forensic Site has information on forensic sciences, forensic medicine and forensic psychiatry/psychology.

 

 


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David Willshire

July 2012